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KCET 2019 Seat Allotment; Procedure, Dates, Choice Filling & Seat Matrix

Updated On - February 13th 2019 by SONAL ROHATGI

KEA, the admission authority of the entrance exam will announced the KCET 2019 seat allotment tentatively in July. KCET 2019 Option Entry is starting soon. KCET 2019 Seat Matrix has been released now. Candidates can check here all the details regarding KCET 2019 counselling. KCET 2019 was held on April 23 to 25. 

KCET 2019 Seat Matrix for engineering, architecture & agriculture courses has been released now. Click Here

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Candidates will be allotted seats in various programs under different disciplines of Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy & Yoga, Engineering & Technology and Pharmacy. KEA has conducted the First Round of Seat Allotment Process. The Karnataka Examinations Authority had also conducted a Mock Seat Allotment round for the benefit of all the eligible candidates.

KCET Seat Allotment Schedule 

The Schedule of First Round of Seat Allotment is mentioned below.

EventDate and Time
Display of Seat Matrix and Fee Structure

June 13, 2019 (after 4 PM)

Option Entry

June 14 (11 AM) to June 22, 2019 (till 6 pm) 

Publication of Mock Allotment Results

June 23, 2019 (after 4.00 PM)

Provision to change options if any by candidates

June 23 (8 PM) to June 24, 2019 (till 6 pm) 

Publication of Final Allotment Results

June 25, 2019 (after 4 PM)

Confirmation of Choices on Allotment, Payment of Fees and Downloading of Admission OrderJune 27 to June 30, 2019
Last date for reporting to the colleges

June 30, 2019 (before 5.30 PM)

The Schedule of Second Round of Seat Allotment is mentioned below:

EventDate and Time
Provision to modify/delete /reorder options if any by candidatesJuly 14, 2019 (From 11.00 a.m.) to July 17, 2019 up to 1.00 p.m.
Publication of Allotment ResultsJuly 18, 2019 after 2.00 p.m.
Confirmation of Choices on Allotment, Payment of Fees and Downloading of Admission OrderJuly 19, 2019 to July 20, 2019
Last date for reporting to the collegesJuly 21, 2019 before 5.30 p.m.

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KCET 2019 Seat Allotment Procedure

Seat allotment is the last step of the counselling process. During KCET seat allotment 2019, candidates will be allotted seats according to their ranking in the merit and the choice of college and courses during counselling. KCET 2019 seat allotment will be conducted in two or more rounds, depending on the candidate. Candidates need to log in to download their admission/seat allotment letter. Qualified candidates will have to visit the allotted institute for reporting with verification slip, secret key and the print out of the admission/seat allotment letter.

Different Phases of KCET Seat Allotment 2019

Mentioned below is the table that gives a clear picture of KCET 2019 seat allotment’s different phases.

KCET 2019 Seat Allotment RoundsProcess
Round oneFirst phase of seat allotment begins based on the merit and priority of options. If a candidate who is allotted seat in the second round after the allotment of seat in the first round, then the first round allotment will stand cancel. As soon as the last seat and rank are allotted, the seat allotment process ends.
Round TwoSimilar process as the round one. In case, after the first round conclusion, there are still unfilled seats left under Rural and Kannada Medium quota reserved categories then these seats will be converted into the General reserved categories. 
Round ThreeThe remaining unfilled seats under General reserved categories, with reserved special category seats, will be converted to the General merit category and will be offered to the candidates of that category.

Choices Filling- First Round of KCET Seat Allotment 2019

The applicant, if allotted a seat in the first round, will get a chance to fill choice. It is a must for a qualified candidate to fill the choice as, if doesn’t select any of the choices then his/her allotment will be stand cancelled. Mentioned below are the choices that candidate get to fill.



After the first round of seat allotment, if a candidate is with the allotted seat then he/she will have pay tuition fee either through online or challan.

After the payment of the fee, the admission order can be downloaded from the official website.


This is given to those candidates who are satisfied with the allotted seat but also wishes to participate in the next round of counselling for higher options. In case the candidate is not allotted seat in the next round, his/her allotted seat in the first round will still be available.

Candidates opting for second round of counselling inspite of getting seat in first round should not pay fee for the allotted seat in the first round.

Candidates should not even download the admission order nor report to the allotted college.

If a candidate is allotted with the higher order options, in such case seat allotted in first round automatically stands cancel. 

In case candidate is not allotted with higher order option, then the seat allotted in the first round will remain.

There are chances that a candidate is not satisfied with the allotted seat and wishes to participate in the next round with the same entered options. In such cases, that candidate need to opt for choice 3.

Candidate should not pay the admission fee for the allotted seat in the first round.

Candidates opting choice 3 indicates that they are rejecting the seat allotted to them in the first round.

This choice is applicable for those candidates who are not satisfied with the seat and has got a seat elsewhere.

Candidates who opts for choice 4 indicates that they are quitting KCET counselling and seat allotment process.

These candidates will not be considered for further rounds.

Such candidates will have no claim on the allotted seat.

Meaning of Higher-order options

To explain in simple words, suppose, a candidate has entered 180 options during the counselling. The seat allotted to him/her in the first round is the priority number 123. In such case, the priority number 1 to 122 are the higher order options.

KCET 2019 Seat Allotment- Second Round

  • In the second round, the seat will be allotted to unfilled/surrendered/cancelled/fortified or newly added candidates.
  • Candidates who chose Choice 2 and 3 in the first round will also be eligible for admission.
  • Same allotment process as of first round.
  • Similar choices for confirmation or rejection of seats will be provided here.

KCET Seat Allotment 2019 - Extended Second Round

Candidates participating in this round will have same eligibility criteria as of round second

The seat allotted in the first round get confirmed in case candidates are not allotted seat in this round.

  • Candidates will be allowed to modify/alter/re-order their priority of options.
  • The candidates will have no choice to exercise in this round.

Allotted Seats Withdrawal

  • In case the candidate wishes to surrender or cancel the seat, allotted in the first or second round, before the second extended round, then a processing fee of INR 5000 will be deducted and the remaining fees will be returned.
  • If a candidate surrenders the allotted seat during and after the completion of the second extended round, his/her entire fee will be forfeited.
  • If a candidate fails to return the original admission order, bank challan, green card and verification slip, he/she will not be allowed to surrender or cancel the seat.
  • Candidates can immediately download the admission order if the payment is successful.

Conversion Guidelines

Kannada and Rural CategoryGeneral Reserved Category
1R & 1K1G
2AR & 2AK2AG
2BR & 2BK2BG
3AR & 3AK3AG
3BR & 3BK3B

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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Bhavana B Rao

When does the option entry for architecture start??

10 Jul, 2018 00:20
Garima Bansal

hi bhavana, you can check the official website for the information regarding the when option entry for architecture start

10 Jul, 2018 11:44
yamuna p

when will be the first round option entry of kcet will start ?

19 Jun, 2018 00:20
Garima Bansal

Hi Yamuna, You may check the official website of the KCET To get details for the first round option entry of kcet .

03 Aug, 2018 17:02

When is cet 2018 verification

10 Jun, 2018 18:49
Ritika Sharma

Hi Prateekwali, You may check the official website of the KCET To get detail regarding verification.

24 Aug, 2018 12:40
Ramya desai

We have rank of 9454 in cet and applied for EEE. under GM HK quota. Can we expect seat in SIT tumkur or BVB Hubli in second round

09 Jul, 2017 00:20
sangeeta rawat

Hello Ramya, Please find the link and check KCET Rank Predictor

15 Jul, 2017 13:14

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